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Day 10    27.10.12

Oct 27, 2012 - 2 comments

Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome






day 10




heart rate



Today is Saturday so no work. I woke up before 6.00am and got up early.
I felt rather well today. I was a bit tired but I didn't have 8 hours sleep and i did a lot yesterday.

I got my kitchen bench totally cleared of dishes for the first time since I came out of hospital. Yay! I wanted to vacuum but only got as far as getting the vacuum cleaner out.

However I was pretty active around home all day doing washing and some babycare.

I had a short nap in the late afternoon.
A phone call woke me and then I thought that my heart was going fast and it felt as if it was beating hard. But I got up and counted my heart rate and it was normal so all is well. That's the first minor panic that I have had for over a week.

I'm not noticing my heart much at all most of the time now. It is getting more and more comfortable. My  catheter access wound is still tender if touched but I didn't notice any discomfort from it otherwise today.

My main problem now seems to be stopping myself from doing too much and making myself stop for rests.

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by demps123, Oct 27, 2012
Sounds like you are truly on the road of recovery. my insertion sites seem healing pretty well. I can put up with bruises as i've had bad ones before from falling off I think we are just so aware of our hearts we find it hard to not notice how they feel. I have haf the odd little skipped beat feeling but it's nothing like it was before. Amazing really.

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by hesterbox, Oct 27, 2012
I'm happy that it is going well for you too. I think you have a good point about our probable hyper-awareness of the heart. The last few days I have felt a bit off mentally. I feel a bit spaced out and I am a bit slow to thnk of what i mean to say sometimes. I make more mistakes than usual and forget where I put things. I laso seem a bit manic-find it hard to stop doing things. Rather funny really. I'm not particularly worried but if it doesn't resolve I might be.

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